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Practice Areas


Personal Injury

Alabama Personal Injury Lawyers

Personal injury cases arise if a person suffers some type of injury and someone else may be responsible. This is a broad area of the law that covers many different types of situations. Below is a brief summary of the more common areas that fall into the category of personal injury.

Automobile and 18-Wheeler Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys

Every year, there are tens of thousands of motor-vehicle and large truck accidents on the road caused by negligent or careless drivers. Our lawyers are experienced in motor-vehicle and large truck accidents and negotiating with insurance companies to secure a fair financial recovery for you. If you believe a negligent or careless driver injured you or a loved one, please contact The Patton Firm right away.

Workers’ Compensation

workers comp

Receiving an injury on the job can disrupt a person’s entire life. Navigating the workers’ compensation process can be confusing and frustrating. The diligent attorneys can ensure you make the right decisions every step and help you get all that is entitled to you under the law. If you have had an on-the-job injury, please contact The Patton Firm right away.

Employment Discrimination and Retaliation

Employment Discrimination and Retaliation Lawyers

The Federal Government has statutes in place to protect workers from discrimination based on gender, race, religion, and disability in the workplace. Also, Alabama has statutes in place to prevent employers from terminating employees who are expressing their rights under the Worker’s Compensation Act of Alabama. Many times, workers are unaware of their rights concerning the workplace or how to begin the process. The experienced attorneys can help determine if you have a discrimination or wrongful termination claim. If you feel that you have been discriminated against by your employer or wrongfully terminated, please contact The Patton Firm right away.

Wage and Hour Claims (FLSA)

Birmingham FSLA Attorneys

The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes a minimum wage, overtime pay, record keeping, and youth employment standards for employees. We will secure what is rightfully yours. If you believe your employer is underpaying or not paying proper overtime, please contact The Patton Firm right away.

Wrongful Death

Birmingham, Alabama Wrongful Death Attorneys

A wrongful death claim arises when a person is killed due to someone other person’s actions or inactions. Often, families are left picking up the pieces while still in the shock of losing a loved one. Our lawyers are experienced in wrongful death claims and will work tirelessly for you. If you have suffered from one of these traumatic experiences and believe your loved one was killed due to another person’s wrongful conduct, please contact The Patton Firm.

Medical Malpractice


Hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, and other health care professionals sometimes cause injury or death to their patients. If the injury is through a negligent act or inaction, there may be a claim for medical malpractice. However, Alabama has some of the toughest laws when it comes to malpractice liability. The Patton Firm has experienced attorneys that can make sure these health care providers are held responsible. If you have suffered from the malpractice of a health care provider, please contact The Patton Firm right away.

Civil Rights Violations

Experienced Birmingham Civil Rights Attorneys

The Federal Government has statutes in place to protect everyone from discrimination by the government and secure their constitutionally guaranteed rights. Civil rights violations include: discrimination in schools, discrimination in housing, victims of police brutality, and violations of the First Amendment. The attorneys at The Patton Firm are experienced in civil rights violations and are prepared to help.  If you believe that you have been discriminated against or your rights have been violated, please call The Patton Firm.

Premises Liability

Birmingham, Alabama Attorneys Specializing in Premises Liability Cases

All property owners have a responsibility to keep their property safe for visitors.  If you have been injured on someone else’s property and believe you have a claim call the Patton Firm.  Our attorneys are experienced with premises liability and are ready to help.

Nursing Home Abuse

Birmingham Alabama Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

Poor nursing home care can often lead to injury or death of those left in their care. The leading cause of these injuries are either abuse or neglect by the staff of the nursing home. Our experienced attorneys will hold the nursing home responsible. If you or a loved one are victims of abuse or neglect in a nursing home, please call The Patton Firm.

Admiralty and Maritime Law

Admiralty and Maritime Law Attorneys

Admiralty law or Maritime law is a field of law that covers United States and International law.  It covers all contracts, torts, injuries, or offenses that take place on navigable waters.  Our attorneys can help decide if you have a claim.  If you believe you have an Admiralty or Maritime law claim, please call The Patton Firm.

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